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WORDS: Alex C. Paita, Michael Diez, and Arthur Kief
PHOTOGRAPHY: Chino Acosta

From Lagro to Katipunan! Marikina to Malate! Pasay to Makati! Let FHM map out all your important gimik stops!


ROUTE: MARIKINA TO MALATE

PAPAJEK’S
Marikina Riverpark, Marikina City
Beer: San Mig Light, P30
Bar chow: Spicy Squid, P280
Why you should get drunk here: This hardcore Marikina bar is a landmark in the river scene of the East. A Marikeño favorite!
Last order: 3AM

OKAVANGO
Marikina Riverpark, Marikina City
Beer: San Mig Light, P30
Bar chow: Nachos, P150
Why you should get drunk here: The laid-back African-themed setting of the bar gives you an excellent view of the Marikina river, backed by musical performances (acoustic, not rumba).
Last order: 2AM

RED PAINT CARWASH
Barangka, Marikina City
Beer: San Mig Light, P27
Bar chow: Crispy Tenga, P125
Why you should get drunk here: A unique carwash with a bar on the side! But only if you have a driver—don’t drink and drive!
Last order: 3AM

70s BISTRO
46 Anonas St., Project 2, QC
Beer: San Mig Light, P40; a bucket of seven for P260
Bar chow: Pinaputok na Tilapia, P150
Why you should get drunk here: The Jerks on Friday nights and other great bands every day except Sunday.
Last order: 2AM

OYSTER BOY
Araneta Center, Cubao, QC (Also in Meralco Ave., Ortigas, Pasig City)
Beer: San Mig Light, P30
Bar chow: Rockefeller Oyster, P265
Why you should get drunk here: A tip for lover-boys: Oysters are aphrodisiacs. Another tip: There’s a beautiful barmaid here that goes by the name Peaches.
Last order: 3AM

PURPLE HAZE
Tomas Morato cor. E. Rodriguez Ave., QC
Beer: San Mig Light, P34
Bar chow: Hell’s Angels Buffalo Wings, P200, Spice Spareribs, P200
Why you should get drunk here: Perhaps the most comfortable and non-intimidating rock haunt in the country. This is where really obscure bands start out. And they really have good food!
Last order: 2AM

BIG SKY MIND
Broadway St. cor. E. Rodriguez Ave., QC
Beer: San Mig Light, P30
Bar chow: Cheese Squares, P75
Why you should get drunk here: It’s the Club Dredd of today’s generation. Rock star turned FHM babe Cherry Simangan is a tambay.
Last order: 5AM

FORBEST
J. Bocobo St. Malate
Beer: San Mig Light, P25; P20 bucket promo
Bar chow: Crispy Spicy Squid, P190
Why you should get drunk here: A gimmick paradise divided into bar, disco, and videoke portions! Plus, it has the cheapest beer!
Last order: 4AM

DEMATISSE CAFÉ AND BAR
548 Remedios St., Malate, Manila City
Beer: San Mig Light, P31 (1/F), P34 (2/F)
Bar chow: Crispy Pata, P270; Sisig, P170; Nachos, P185
Why you should get drunk here: The first floor is café/diner-type drinking place; the second floor, Japanese-style and a bit darker than usual, is where lovers cuddle up.
Last order: 8AM!

MAYRICS
1320 España Ave., Manila City
Beer: San Mig Light, P30
Bar chow: Sisig
Why you should get drunk here: Bandamania! It has always been here!
Last order: 130AM

For more gimik spots, read the August 2006 issue of FHM

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